Dr. Michael Argenziano, MD

Dr. Michael Argenziano, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
Male  |  
50 y/o
9 reviews

Accepting new patients

Columbia University Medical Center Surgery

177 Fort Washington Ave Ste 7-435

New York, NY 10032
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. 
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Personal Bio

Michael Argenziano, MD, FACS, is the chief of adult cardiac surgery, director of the Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery and Surgical Arrhythmia programs at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, professor of surgery at Columbia University Medical Center, director of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Laboratory and Clinical Research Program, and program director of the Thoracic Surgery Residency program. Dr. Argenziano received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and completed his postgraduate training at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital.

Dr. Argenziano is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery. He is the immediate past president of the New York Society for Thoracic Surgery. He has authored more than 100 publications, presented at numerous scientific conferences, and received several grants and awards for his research. He has led two national trials of robotic surgery, and his atrial fibrillation research has been supported by the TSFRE's Career Development Award. He currently serves as Columbia's principal investigator in the NIH/NHLBI Network for Cardiothoracic Surgical Investigations.

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Dr. Argenziano's Experience

Dr. Argenziano's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
  • Board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Arterial Insufficiency
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Failure
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm


  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Bloodless Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Transplant
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Heart Valve Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Surgery
  • Open Heart Surgery
  • Stenting
  • Surgery for Arrhythmias
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Argenziano has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Patient Reviews (1)
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Doctor Argenziano operated on me to repair my mitral valve. I insisted that the operation be done with minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Argenziano performed this operation and repared my valve. I was able to resume normal day to day activities in two weeks. Dr. Argenziano is the best! He listens to you and is a great person. I highly recommend Dr. A
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Dr. Argenziano accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Independent Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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